3 physicians testify in the BDR carnage caseBangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka
The Dhaka Metropolitan Sessions Judge Court on Wednesday recorded depositions of three more witnesses in the BDR carnage case.
M Jobaidur Rahman, Sheikh Saidul Islam and AKM Shafiuzzaman, all of whom are physicians, gave their testimonies to the court led the judge, Zahurul Haq.
They were also cross-examined by the defence counsel.
With this, the court set up on Bakshibazar Alia Madrassah campus recorded depositions of 306 witnesses.
The court also fixed July 30 for the next hearing.
Jobaidur Rahman told the court that he had conducted post-mortem of the bodies of 25 army officers killed in the BDR mutiny in February 25-26, 2009.
The post-mortem examinations found that all the officers were killed by firing on their heads, hands and faces from very close ranges, he said.
AKM Shafiuzzaman said he conducted post-mortem of the bodies of another 10 army officers who were also shot to death.
Saidul Islam said he had signed the post-mortem report of a civilian.
A total of 850 people, including former lawmaker and BNP leader Nasiruddin Pintu, were accused in the case.
Three of the accused died before submission of the change-sheet.
Twenty other accused whose names appear in the charge-sheet remain absconding.
During the hearing 827 accused were present in the dock.
The mutiny at the Bangladesh Rifles headquarters at Pilkhana in the capital claimed 74 lives, 57 of whom were army officers.
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